Every 60 seconds, a child needs medical care.
These kids are scared, lonely, and missing out on all of the things that make being a kid fun.
That’s where Starlight comes in.
We deliver happiness to seriously ill children and their families at more than 800 children’s hospitals and health care facilities in the US.
Our state-of-the-art programs like Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Wear, and Starlight Gaming entertain and distract kids - helping them get through the pain and stress of their illness.
Since 1982, Starlight has brought smiles to more than 21 million seriously ill children and their families.
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How often a child is in need of medical care
The number of hospitals and health care facilities in our nationwide network
- 21 million
How many smiles have been delivered since 1982
The amount that can deliver happiness to 10 children